Kim Sun-a is a South Korean actress and model. She is best known for her role as Kim Sam-soon in My Lovely Sam Soon. Kim Sun-a was born in Daegu and then spent much of her school years in Chōfu, Tokyo (she speaks Japanese fluently). After first appearing in a music video by Kim Hyun-cheol, she started appearing often on TV but did not emerge as a star. She would first become well known as a film actress, debuting in the big-budget box office failure Yesterday but going on to play a lead role as a student teacher in the unexpected hit Wet Dreams.
She won 2005 (Grimae Awards: Best Actress), (Korea Visual Arts Festival: Photogenic Award, TV Actress category), (MBC Drama Awards: [Grand Prize/Daesang], [Top Excellence Award, Actress Popularity Award], and [Best Couple Award (with Hyun Bin)]), 2006 (Seoul International Drama Awards: Best Actress in a Miniseries), and (Korea Broadcasting Producers Awards: Best Actress) for her role in My Lovely Sam Soon.